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FOREST AND HABITAT MANAGEMENT

Glenside has developed more than 180 forest and habitat management plans for private landowners throughout Ontario. The following examples illustrate the scope and tasks associated with a couple of these projects:

Harcourt Park Managed Forest Plan

Harcourt Park Inc.

  • Conducted comprehensive inventory of 6000 acre property. Inventory included tree species composition, basal area, tree height, wildlife habitat features, comprehensive list of floral species and species at risk;
  • Consulted with Board members to define management objectives and activities of interest, and review opportunities and constraints;
  • Compartmentalized forests and habitats based on common functions and features;
  • Developed comprehensive management plan for a 20 year term with detailed activites for a 10 year term;
  • Approved the plan for the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program (MFTIP).

Dahl Forest Management Plan

Haliburton Highlands Land Trust

  • Developed management strategy for enhancing habitats and biodiversity through the conversion of plantations to tolerant hardwood forests. Strategy included gap creation to promote regeneration of tolerant and mid-tolerant hardwood species;
  • Identified open areas suitable for species at risk and developed strategy to maintain associated biodiversity.
  • Conducted comprehensive inventory of 6000 acre property. Inventory included tree species composition, basal area, tree height, wildlife habitat features, comprehensive list of floral species and species at risk;
  • Consulted with Board members to define management objectives and activities of interest, and review opportunities and constraints;
  • Developed comprehensive management plan for a 20 year term with detailed activites for a 10 year term;
  • Approved the plan for the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program (MFTIP).


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